How Low Can Unemployment Go?
On Friday, June 2nd, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that American companies had created approximately 138,000 new jobs and that the Unemployment Rate had dropped to 4.3%, a level not seen since May 2001. Unbeknownst to many is that the U.S. was in the early stages of a
The H-1B Visa Debacle
In every recruiter training program that I facilitate, time is allocated to better understanding economic and legislative trends that are inevitably impacting the broader employment marketplace, which brings me to the topic of this particular post. In the aftermath of the 2016 election cycle, there’s been a great deal of
What’s The Most Valuable Recruiting Metric?
Recently, while working on a project to evaluate aspects of a client’s recruiting process, I started thinking about the reality that businesses today have become increasingly more focused on understanding performance metrics out of a desire to squeeze greater levels of efficiency from key operational functions. The simple reason for
If You Aren’t Getting Better, What Are You Getting?
https://vimeo.com/193885376 (Take a moment to complete the quick survey on enhancing, improving, and optimizing your individual performance. (located at the bottom of the page). As someone with more than a passing interest in professional sports, I was genuinely excited when I recently had an opportunity to attend a hockey game
My Absolute Most Favorite Moment In Recruiting
In speaking with a longstanding friend and client recently, I was again reminded of the fact that I am regularly inspired by so many individuals within the recruiting and talent acquisition arena who I have been fortunate enough to meet and know over the course of my career. Jackie Connors
What’s Your “Go To” Interview Question?
Here’s something to consider: How would you respond if someone were to ask you, “Of all the questions that you pose to an active or prospective candidate, is there a single question to which you assign the greatest value?” Hi there, Paul Siker here with a quick thought about what